ITC212 Internet Technologies (8)

This subject introduces the fundamentals of various internet technologies, from web applications to the underlying communication technologies. The subject introduces emerging internet technologies and then discusses topics such as network and data communication models.  It further explores the concept of Internet of Everything (IoE) by introducing the pillars of IoE. It discusses the design of simple web sites using programming languages such as Extensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). The subject also provides information on how communication amongst different web applications occurs by discussing different networking concepts and the basic internet infrastructure. It discusses the next generation Internet Protocol (IP) system for the internet and explains IPv6. In the application layer, it discusses the standard client-server protocols and Peer-to-Peer Paradigm.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Bathurst Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Wagga Wagga Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Sydney

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ITC212. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have completed ITC560.

Subject Relationships

ITC560 similar content

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to define and explain various internet terminologies;
  • be able to describe and analyse the role and importance of internet technologies in the modern world;
  • be able to describe and evaluate emerging internet technologies such as Internet of Everything (IoE) and web applications;
  • be able to apply basic knowledge of creation of web pages using XHTML and CSS;
  • be able to explain how different application layer services such as client-server and Peer-to-Peer Paradigms work in the internet.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Introduction to web technologies.
  • Network models.
  • Data communication models.
  • Internet of Everything (IoE).
  • Pillars of IoE.
  • Web page design using XHTML and CSS.
  • Introduction to the internet infrastructure.
  • Next generation IP.
  • Application Layer Paradigms (client-server paradigm).
  • Peer-to-Peer Paradigm.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.